International Journal of Ophthalmology Sciences

International Journal of Ophthalmology Sciences


International Journal of Ophthalmology Sciences
International Journal of Ophthalmology Sciences
2020, Vol. 2, Issue 1
Retrobulbar haemorrhage: A complication of peribulbar anesthesia in patient undergoing cataract surgery

Anneshi RC, Sandhya R, K Kanthamani

Purpose: To know the incidence of retrobulbar haemorrhage associated with peribulbar anesthesia in cataract surgery patients. Materials and Methods: A retrospective study involving 170 patients from February 2020 to March 2020 undergoing cataract surgery were included in the study. Results: 2(1.17%) cases presented with retro-bulbar haemorrhage out of 170 cases. Conclusion: Retro-bulbar haemorrhage, a complication associated with peribulbar anesthesia requires diagnosis and early treatment to avoid complications, aborting and postponing the surgery is mandatory.
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